Hatfield Township, PA – Motorcyclist Loses Life in Crash on Bethlehem Pike
Hatfield Township, PA (August 29, 2023) – A 21-year-old motorcyclist from Sellersville, Pennsylvania, has died due to a motorcycle accident in Hatfield Township on Saturday evening.
At around 8:40 p.m. on August 26, emergency crews were notified of a crash on Bethlehem Pike.
According to reports from law enforcement, a 21-year-old was riding a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle in the 3500 block of Bethlehem Pike when he became involved in a collision with a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck, which was driven by a 66-year-old from Souderton, Pennsylvania.
The motorcyclist was severely hurt in the crash. The victim was airlifted to an area trauma center for emergency medical care. Authorities confirm that the victim passed away after arriving.
The police are currently investigating.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim who died in this crash.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
A vehicle collision can change your life forever. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people across the state of Pennsylvania are left with serious injuries due to vehicle collisions every year.
There are many cases where innocent people are left with debilitating and life-altering injuries due to accidents caused by negligent drivers. Some of the leading causes of vehicle crashes include drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol, distracted, or those who fail to yield the right-of-way.
When innocent people are involved in motorcycle accidents, the risk of suffering severe injuries is very high. We see many people left with broken bones, internal organ injuries, and even spinal cord fractures following their accidents. Any type of serious injury can have an overwhelming impact on your life. Countless people have to go through endless medical care for their injuries. Having to go through surgery, remain hospitalized, or go through months of therapy and rehabilitation can be draining. Unfortunately, there are instances where people lose their lives as a result of the accidents in which they are involved.
After losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you understand the legal options that you have moving forward. Reaching out to a Hatfield Township wrongful death lawyer can provide you with the best chance of getting justice after your accident. You may be able to pursue compensation against the person who caused the fatal accident that claimed your loved one’s life. A knowledgeable legal team will be able to fight for compensation on your behalf to ensure you have the money for medical care, vehicle repairs, and more.
Losing a loved one in a fatal motorcycle accident can be an incredibly traumatic and devastating experience. At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our experienced personal injury attorneys are here to help your family get the justice that you deserve. We understand how important it is for families who have lost loved ones in accidents to receive fair compensation for their injuries, and we will work hard to make sure that happens. Our team is knowledgeable, committed, and passionate about fighting for those who have been taken advantage of by self-serving insurance companies. To get started, reach out to our Pennsylvania personal injury law firm today at (215) 731-9900 to explore your legal options and schedule a free consultation.